Spain To Ban Racist Banners

Spain To Ban Racist Banners

The Spanish government is to outlaw banners that carry racist or fascist slogans. It is an attempt to stem the rise of violence in and around football stadiums. Last season incidents broke out at several Spanish grounds, including one that resulted in Betis playing behind closed doors for two games. Alcohol will also be banned…

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Thierry Henry Target of Racial Abuse

Thierry Henry Target of Racial Abuse

Thiery Henry was subjected to racist abuse during Arsenal’s 4-0 win over PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League. PSV Eindhoven fans also bombarded him with coins whilst he was taking a corner. This incident comes only days after Liverpool’s Emile Heskey suffered a similar fate against Valencia and Fulham’s Rufus Brevett and Steve Marlet received…

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